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... The current test measures total cholesterol and the breakdown of good HDL and bad LDL cholesterol. ... (20 replies)
... HDL ratio is the best predictor of the disease. A ratio of 5 or less is good with the lower the better, and the farther above 5 the greater the risk. ... (3 replies)
Hdl
Nov 2, 2001
... Does anyone know the problems created by a low HDL level? ... (8 replies)

... HDL ratio is the best predictor of the disease. A ratio of 5 or less is good with the lower the better, and the farther above 5 the greater the risk. ... (3 replies)
... HDL ratio was something I wasn't aware of. ... (3 replies)
... HDL ratio has been shown to be a much better predictor of heart disease risk than total cholesterol or LDL levels which seem to be the only thing that doctors focus on. ... (6 replies)
... LDL cholesterol can be broken down into two kinds, pattern A and pattern B. LDL pattern A is large fluffy particles that are less dense than pattern B and not easily oxidized. ... (5 replies)
... Of all of the blood lipids, it is a low HDL level combined with a high triglyceride level that is the best indicator for heart disease risk. ... (5 replies)
... High triglyceride levels are one of the classic symptoms of insulin resistance and Syndrome X. It all comes down to your diet. ... (13 replies)
Ratio
Mar 29, 2011
... As you can see from the above, every ratio relies on the HDL. The higher your HDL, the lower your ratios. So, the lower the ratio, the lower the risk of heart disease. ... (3 replies)
... Not likely since LDL gradients are rarely measured. ... (4 replies)
... doesn't mean that it must remain within that range. If your HDL goes beyond 59, so much the better. I don't think a person's HDL can be too high. At least, I've never heard of such a case. ... (18 replies)
... times better at predicting heart disease that total cholesterol alone. A ratio of 5.0 is considered "average" risk, with the lower the number, the lower the risk and the higher the number the higher the risk. A ratio of 2. ... (19 replies)
... lower HDL levels. ... (12 replies)
... This ratio is now considered to be the most accurate in determining CHD within 10 years. ... (10 replies)
... HDL ratio of 5.0 is about in the middle of the risk scale, while a ratio of 2.0 or less is considered to be very low risk. For a triglyceride level of 106 and an HDL level of 48, the ratio is 2. ... (12 replies)
Salmon Oil
Jun 26, 2003
... I'm glad to hear that your HDL "went through the roof". You didn't say what your other numbers are, only that your LDL also went up. Try not to dwell so much on simply a number value. Think more in terms of ratios instead. ... (5 replies)
... Hi to all. I just found out in March that I have high cholesterol. The test was done as an afterthought and I was shocked at my levels. My TC was 351 LDL 268 and HDL 38. ... (1 replies)
... My HDL is 47 and my trigs are 81. I don't eat dairy or meat to avoid foods high in cholesteral. ... (16 replies)
... You've brought up a pretty good point. However, with a triglyceride level of 400, your doctor would then start yelling and screaming about that instead. ... (3 replies)




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